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Old 10-27-2013, 12:50 PM
 
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To some people, if you do not look like the Cleaver family, you are in some way suspicious/immature/loser/low class/uneducated/poor/or whatever other perceived social stigma someone can create.
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Old 10-27-2013, 01:05 PM
 
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They look suspicious because they seem as if they're hiding something. Just like when people where sunglasses or hats inside.
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Old 10-27-2013, 02:42 PM
 
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Maybe. I got the impression he was talking about "in a store," and he's not a security guard patrolling an outdoor market or a park or something. There's no reason to wear a hood inside a retail store.
See I thought just the opposite, that it was somewhere outdoors. From the way the OP described the people as coming on the property instead of walking into the building it just sounded like he observes an outside area. I think it makes a big difference of how someone is perceived based on their location and what the weather might be like if they were outside.
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Old 10-27-2013, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Bed-Stuy & Bushwick
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I'm a security officer and part of my duties require me to observe and report any suspicious looking people on the property I work at and I have to admit that the moment I see a male with a hooded sweatshirt come on the property he automatically becomes "suspect number one". Not talking about wearing it with the hood down obviously but referring to the ones that wear the hood up. Not sure why but it just makes me feel like that person is up to no good and if something happened and saw the hooded person walking away from the scene along with a few other people he would be the first one I would question.

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Unfortunately, you've watched too much TV.

Winter's coming, so be easy. Wouldn't want to see you on the news for profiling.
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Old 10-27-2013, 07:53 PM
 
Location: Phoenix Arizona
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I guess I should have explained the situation a bit more.

These "hooded" men are wearing the hoods on a sunny, warm day in Southern California. There is no cold wind or rain to be protected from. These aren't albinos that need to be shielded from the sun. These are just regular guys wearing hoods on days that don't require it. I could totally understand when it's cold or windy or raining since I also have a hood on my jacket that I use when necessary but again the weather when I made my observations did not warrant the use of the hood.
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Old 10-27-2013, 08:09 PM
 
Location: Whoville....
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I'm a security officer and part of my duties require me to observe and report any suspicious looking people on the property I work at and I have to admit that the moment I see a male with a hooded sweatshirt come on the property he automatically becomes "suspect number one". Not talking about wearing it with the hood down obviously but referring to the ones that wear the hood up. Not sure why but it just makes me feel like that person is up to no good and if something happened and saw the hooded person walking away from the scene along with a few other people he would be the first one I would question.

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Because all they have to do is look down to hide their faces. They often look like they are hiding under the hood. That is suspicious.
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Old 10-27-2013, 08:16 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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It is the uniform of the inner city GHETTO boys and men. That and add the baggy jeans which worn low, show the crack in their as*.
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:01 PM
 
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It is the uniform of the inner city GHETTO boys and men.
Oh please, all types of people wear hooded sweatshirts.

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Old 10-27-2013, 09:04 PM
 
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Sure a lot of people wear hooded sweatshirts but few actually wear the hood over their heads.
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:11 PM
 
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Sure a lot of people wear hooded sweatshirts but few actually wear the hood over their heads.
Then why wear a hooded sweatshirt if your not actually going to use the hood? Why not just wear a regular sweatshirt, or even a sweater or coat/jacket?
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